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went through with potential defense cuts. >> the impact will be immediate and significant right here in virginia. 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: this new feeling reflects the idea that many have voted. in 2008, nearly a third of all voters cast ballots before election day this year the number could grow to 40%, but in some of the key swing states the number could even be higher, more than half of all voters in colorado, florida, nevada and north carolina cast their ballots early four years ago. voting is under way in virginia, which could be the new political bellwether, mr. obama won there earlier, identical to his nationwide popular vote. the two have strong bases, for democrats, minority voters and federal workers. for republicans, christian conservatives and military veterans. and in the middle, a stubborn independent vote. >> in a way, people in virginia are less partisan, we don't have party ids in our elections, we're interested in people who get stuff done. >> reporter: now in the last two weeks we released new numbers, in north c
you. >> reporter: governor mitt romney talked up his support of defense spend. he said cutting defense spending -- spending. he said cutting defense spending now should be unthinkable. >> the world is not a safe place. it remains dangerous. >> reporter: governor romney explains to have a strong military, a strong economy is needed. >> our economy needs to be reinvigorated and the president has laid out his plan. it's a continuation of the old plan. we can't afford four more years of the last four years, all right? >> reporter: governor romney not only says he would stop shrinking the military but would add to the active duty force and one of the biggest cheers came when he quoted ronald reagan. >> peace comes through strength. i want to have a military that's so strong no one wants to test it. [ applause ] >> the people that are out there fighting these wars, we owe them support forever and i think governor romney is totally supportive of that. >> reporter: but that's not the opinion of veteran jim dillard who represented springfield for 30 years in the virginia house of del
. prosecutors claim the grad student was banned from campus, but defense attorneys say he'd already begun to withdraw from school by then. holmes is also known to have mailed a notebook to a university psychiatrist describing a potential violent attack. that notebook is protected by doctor/patient privilege, that according to the defense as well. >>> drunk drivers beware. after a flurry of lawsuits the d.c. breathalyzer program is back. all this is after they conducted a 20 month overhaul of the program because the machines were giving faulty readings. mayor vincent gray said a grant from the national highway traffic safety administration helped to buy the new machines and software and fix the issue. >>> our andrea mccarren was honored today for her work documenting underaged drinking. mothers against drunk driving awarded venezuelan and our photographer dave satchell the 2012 immediate -- awarded andrea and our photographer dave satchell the 2012 media award. the coverage covered a liquor store owner who was selling liquor to minors. >>> the map function on the iphone 5 hammered by users
. there are a lot of missed story lines even in the seattle/green bay game. seattle's defense played exceedingly well. russell wilson did a very nice and efficient job out there. green bay's defense even stepped up. all those things remember lost. let me also throw kudos mike mccarthy's way. i think the coach of the green bay packers showed remarkable poise and calm in that he did not explode and i would think internally there was a volcano going on in terms of what i'm sure he wanted to scream about with that last play that in my estimation was, in fact, an interception, should have been called that way. that's my personal take, but i thought he was remarkably calm and to add insult to injury because rules do state that the team has to be out there for the point after. the game was already decided but let me say i file worse for the replacement officials. they should not have been placed in that position and these guys' names are being printed in the paper and being called out. my gosh, can you imagine a high school pitcher, no matter what kind of phenom he is, now being thrown to the washingto
army commanders or defense officials died. syria's regime says this rebel attack was a failure. if this is a failure, president assad should fear success. bill neely, nbc news, damascus >>> and we have a stark reminder tonight of the dangers faced by u.s. forces in afghanistan, even as the american mission there starts to wind down, happening in helmand province. and nbc's foreign correspondent, richard engel was there. u.s. troops responded to an attack by the taliban gunmen >> reporter: the marine outpost was attacked moments ago, now those responsible are being searched for. dozens of men are in the marine compound. it is not a taliban gathering, but only a funeral for a local farmer. but as marines approach another group of mud farmhouses, they come under fire. >> right now, we're taking effective fire from the southeast. >> reporter: lieutenant mock spreads out his men, several marines dive into a rooftop. from here, they can see silhouettes of men hiding and shooting. >> he is popping out the right-hand side of the wall. >> yeah, that is where i spotted him. >> reporter:
in right field. his 31st home run, 6-1, o's. top of the eighth, defense, matt wieters throws out dustin pedroia trying to get in scoringing. no can do for the red sox. and then give the ball to jim johnson in the ninth. you can shut the door on the win. johnson gets ryan lavarnway for the final out. 50th save of the season for johnson. the o's close out the regular season. the home schedule completing a sweep of the red sox 3-0 as the o's take it this afternoon at camden yards. and typical of this year's orioles club, the drama, the crowd, the players all lingered after the game. pete gilbert joins us live from the yard. i know you had to seek shelter but at least while the game and then the most game took place, still sunny down there. >> absolutely spectacular. the game was so fast, two hours and 19 minutes. they finished before the angels game did. had the angels lost the orioles would have clinched a postseason berth. everyone, the fans all stayed, the players were on the field watching the video board here at camden yards to wait and see what would happen. it was a shared moment. e
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